Outer Loop Education Study Club

The Elements – Mind, Body, And Profession

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Thursday 8/24/23 { 6pm – 8pm } Ashton Watson | Topic: Charlotte-Douglas Aviation Department

Ashton Watson is the Engineering Program Director for Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Join us for an evening of learning how the sixth busiest airport in the world managed to take on a $231 million renovation project all while causing little disruption to travelers. By drawing lessons from airport renovations, dental practices can improve patient experience, optimize workflows, integrate technology, enhance communication, and prioritize safety and compliance.

Thursday 9/21/23 { 6pm – 8pm } Dr. Cappello | Topic: The Sinus Guy

Dr. Cappello is an ENT physician who specializes in rhinology. We will learn that collaboration between a sinus doctor and dental provider can offer a more comprehensive approach to patient care, particularly in cases involving sinus conditions, implant planning, and oral and facial pain management. This collaboration can enhance treatment outcomes and provide patients with a more holistic approach to their oral and sinus health.

Tuesday 10/24/23 { 6pm – 8pm } Shawn Achor | Topic: Dealing with Burnout

Shawn Achor is an author and speaker known for his advocacy of positive psychology. In today’s environment the feeling of burn-out is becoming more and more common among doctors and their team members. This evening will break down how self-cultivated joy and happiness can have a significantly positive impact on individuals and teams they surround themselves with. His research shows a direct correlation with self-cultivated joy and the improvement of the bottom line. This course will satisfy the NC mental health CE requirement.

Thursday 11/9/23 { 6pm – 8pm } Dr. Sharma | Topic: NC/SC Required Opioid Course Your opioid questions answered.

This will fulfill your NC required opioid prescribing course requirement.

December TBD: Annual OLE Holiday Party. Date and location TBA.

Thursday 1/18/24 { 6pm – 8pm } Misty Eller, ACNP | Topic: Functional Medicine

Misty Eller is an ACNP with a long history working for Atrium Health in HPB surgery. Misty will share the growing trend of functional medicine and identify and addressing the root cause of illnesses. Functional medicine views the body as an interconnected system, recognizing the interplay between various biological, genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence our health.

1/24/24 – 1/27/24 SSC National Symposium | The Catalyst for Change

Seattle Study Club National Symposium at the Ritz Bacara in Santa Barbara, California

Thursday 2/22/24 { 6pm – 8pm } Dr. Pulver | Topic: AI for You and Your Patients

Dr. Pulver is an oral surgeon practicing in Highland, Indiana. Dr. Pulver will teach us how AI (Artificial Intelligence) can work for you and your patients. AI is making its way into various fields of medicine, including dentistry. In dentistry, AI is being used to enhance diagnostic capabilities, improve treatment planning, and streamline dental workflows.

Friday 3/15/24 { 8am – 2pm } Sharyn Weiss | Topic: Get Excited About Your Dental Practice Again

Sharyn Weiss is president of Weiss Practice Enhancement. Sharyn will share her expertise gained from over 20 years of experience working with dentists and helping them to build successful practices and productive teams.

Dr. Lavigne | Topic: From Macro to Micro Esthetics

Dr. Courtney Lavigne will share two vantage points of approaches to esthetic treatment planning. Dr. Lavigne will cover the verbiage with which to approach your patients for increased case acceptance as well as discuss fee structures for both insurance based and non-insurance based practices to allow you the freedom to schedule adequate chair time and use exceptional labs and materials while maintaining profitability.

2023-24 GETAWAY

May 3rd – 6th, 2024

Join us for another spectacular OLE getaway!

We are hitting the high seas on a 4 day, 3 night cruise to the Bahamas!

We invite you and a guest to join us for this fun filled weekend!

All meetings will be held at Dentsply Sirona:

13320-B Ballantyne Corporate Place Charlotte, NC 28277


Tuition for OLE for the 2023-2024 is $1800. ( Due by 8/10/23 )

Contact Jill Dean, Study Club Coordinator to join.

Text 704-668-5918 or email [email protected]

This activity has been implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (AGD PACE) through the joint program provider approval of Seattle Study Club Nationally Approved and Outer Loop Education of Charlotte Locally Approved. Seattle Study Club and Outer Loop Education of Charlotte are approved for awarding FAGD/MAGD credit. Credit does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.